EDC WEEK 2017

EDC Week
Got any plans this Solstice? Head to the sunset strip to kick off summer and EDC Las Vegas at one of the biggest parties of the year!

Starting Monday, June 12 – Monday, June 19, EDC Las Vegas is throwing the largest pre-party around and you’re all invited. From Daylight Beach Club to Hakkasan Las Vegas, Liquid + more, Las Vegas’ premiere nightclubs are getting together to celebrate with you! Catch amazing sets from your favorite electronic artists including Above & Beyond, Calvin Harris, Duke Dumont, Flume, Hardwell, Martin Garrix, Marlo, RL Grime + many more.

Check out the 2017 EDC Week Lineup and participating venues below:

 

Above & Beyond: Wet Republic – 6/15

 

Calvin Harris: Hakkasan – 6/17

 

Galantis: Marquee Dayclub – 6/15 & 6/16

 

Oliver Heldens: Jewel – 6/15 & Liquid Pool – 6/17

 

Zedd: Omnia – 6/13 & 6/19

 

Who’s ready for the carnival?

MIDDLELANDS 2017 PHOTO RECAP

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Thee cameth, thee did see and thee conqu’r’d Middlelands Fest 2017! 

See how they roar in the #MiddlelandsArena! 🙌💥 #Middlelands

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Thee hath met many people ‘long the way..

When ye get adoptedeth by a new squad…🦄🐴🦄✨ #Middlelands

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And seen many most wondrous sights..

Always looketh on the bright side…😍✨ #Middlelands

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Until next year

🎊 A thousand blessings raineth on thee! 🎊 #MiddlelandsArena #Middlelands

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ACL LINEUP + 3-DAY TICKETS OUT NOW!

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Austin City Limits Music Festival has released the most anticipated lineup of 2017! 

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Join over 100,000 other attendees at Zilker Park October 6th – 8th & October 13th – 15th for TWO weekends of non-stop jams. Catch performances from your favorite artists including Jay ZRed Hot Chili Peppers, Chance The Rapper, The Killers, Gorillaz, Martin Garrix, The xx, Ice Cube, Ryan Adams, Solange, The Head and The Heart, Run The Jewels + many more!

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ACL Fest – Photo by Julian Bajsel

ACL Fest has something for everyone including Austin Kiddie Limits area with loads of activities for the whole family…
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ACL – Photo by Katrina Barber

Tasty bites from ACL Eats & the best food trucks in Austin, TX…
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ACL Eats

Not to mention the best festival vibes around with only the most breath-taking sunsets in Texas…
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ACL Fest – Julian Bajsel

3-Day Tickets are On Sale NOW!!

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Jump on the #ACLFest train & we’ll see you at the picture frame in Zilker this October! 

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Beyond The Music – Charles Reagan

HEAD DOWN TO THE DERBY

Derby in the City

May 6th is fast approaching, are you ready to experience the Kentucky Derby, Austin style?

Derby in the City

Derby in the City is known for putting on quite the shindig around the Kentucky Derby. From fancy treats and drinks to the sea of extravagant hats and fancy attire, this music festival is definitely one for the books! This year, you can celebrate on May 6th at the Austin American Statesman alongside Citizen Cope, Black Pistol Fire, Sweet Spirit, Los Coast and The Watters!

Citizen Cope:

Black Pistol Fire:

Sweet Spirit:

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Last minutes tickets are still available for GA and VIP! Get your last minute tickets in today before they’re gone!

Derby in the City

Find your way out this weekend for the third annual Derby in the City Music Festival and take in “the most exciting two minutes in sports” while experiencing the very best entertainment! We’ll see you at the race!

 

THE BEST OF ACL 2016

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With the lineup about to drop, and 3-Day tickets about to go one sale for the Austin City Limits Music Festival – we can’t help but reminisce on last year’s highlights:

Cage the Elephant

This alt-rock band put on one of the most high-energy sets of the weekend. The lead singer, Matt Schultz, couldn’t stay still; he jumped from speaker to speaker while on stage, as well as launching himself into the audience. The most notable part of the performance came when the band played its feel-good hit Cigarette Daydreams. Every person in the audience knew the words and was singing along, and fittingly a vibrant rainbow appeared during just this song, and disappeared soon afterwards – creating an unforgettable, almost magical moment everyone at the show shared.

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Radiohead

Drawing in an audience of both young and old, Radiohead’s Friday headlining spot was well deserved. Anyone who got to experience this two-hour set by these british rock icons should feel lucky. They played songs from their entire discography; ranging from the classic “No Surprises” from OK Computer, to “Burn the Witch” from their most recent album, A Moon Shaped Pool. The accompanying light show enhanced the feelings that the songs already conveyed – holding the audience’s attention for the full show. They were the perfect headliner, and put on one of the best shows of the weekend.

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Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick hadn’t been to ACL since 2013 – and so much had changed in his career in those three years before returning at the 2016 festival. While before, he had a few well-known songs, by the time 2016 came around, he was one of the most anticipated performers and headliners of the entire festival. Thousands upon thousands of attendees flocked to his stage during his prime spot as a Saturday headliner. He played old and new tracks, appeasing both new and long-time fans of his music. His high-energy set proved to fans and critics alike, that he deserves his recognition as one of Hip-Hop’s most prominent artists. Which big-name rapper will ACL book this year?

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Mumford & Sons

A great choice to close the weekend –  Mumford & Sons’ music ranges from banjo heavy folk-pop to genuine rock. Mumford & Son’s played a show which brought together thousands of exhausted festival-goers, and managed to keep the energy high. The lead singer, Marcus Mumford ran through the crown nearer to the front, jumped around stage, and belted out notes with intense emotion. Their universally loved sound along with bright lights kept even the people who sat on the edges of their audience, engaged. They played their biggest, and most promising tracks for an audience eager to listen – ACL you did it right again.

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3-Day Tickets and the 2017 Lineup are scheduled to be released May 4th! Don’t wait, they’re going to go fast!

GOVERNORS BALL AFTER DARK

If the Governor’s Ball Music Festival in and of itself isn’t enough – late night shows have been announced.

Keep the party going well into the night with performances by some of your favorites from the festival lineup!

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On Thursday: Jam out to Tove Lo‘s pop hits or Charles Bradley‘s soulful, R&B sound.

 

On Friday: You have a lot of options – you could hear an incredible DJ set from RUFUS DU SOL, or if you’re looking for a more mellow scene, check out Car Seat Headrest. MUNA‘s show at Brooklyn Bowl is sure to feel like a pop paradise, and good vibes will be radiating from Roosevelt.

 

On Saturday: It’s going to be so hard to just choose one; how can we decide between The AvalanchesParquet Courts, Royal Blood, Warpaint, Gryffin, or The Orwells? On top of that, YG and Charli XCX are playing a show at Schimanski. From this wide variety of artists, there really is a concert anyone could enjoy on Saturday night.

 

The Next Week: We won’t want Gov Ball to end so soon; thankfully there are a couple more shows throughout the week. Rock out with Franz Ferdinand on Monday night, or experience Skepta‘s unique take on U.K. Grime scene.

COUNTDOWN TO #LOLLA

Lollapalooza

Lollapalooza is now only 100 DAYS away! 

From amazing artists and mouth-watering bites to family attractions and green fields galore, Grant Park lights up every year to celebrate Lollapalooza! We’ve collected a few of our top picks from the previous #Lolla celebrations below!

Lollapalooza's 25th Anniversary

Lollapalooza’s 25th Anniversary

 

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Die Antwoord – Lollapalooza 2016

 

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Lollapalooza – VIP Experience

 

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Bloc Party – Cambria Harkey

 

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Mute Math – Charles Reagan

 

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Hardwell – Roger Ho

 

This year’s 2017 lineup boasts artists including Chance The Rapper, The Killers, Muse, Arcade Fire, The XX, Lorde, Blink-182, DJ Snake, Justice, Alt-J, Run The Jewels, Cage The Elephant, Wiz Khalifa, Big Sean, The Head and The Heart, Foster The People + many many more! See the full 2017 Lineup below:

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Check out the 25th Anniversary recap below and see you at the park!

 

FESTIVAL FRIDAYS: ROLLING LOUD

Festival Fridays

It’s about to get HYPED.

This Friday’s playlist features Miami’s Rolling Loud and it is on fire. Catch performances on May 5th – 7th from the hottest in hip-hop including Kendrick Lamar, Future, Lil Wayne, A$AP Rocky, Travis Scott, Young Thug, Mac Miller + more!

Give it a listen and check out the sneak peek into what Rolling Loud has in store for 2017!

STYLE GUIDE – ELECTRONIC FESTIVALS

Style Guide

ELECTRONIC FESTIVALS

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Electronic festivals create fantasy worlds for its attendees

These small pockets of wonder are a safe haven for the many who find solace in bass drops and dance beats. In this aura of  wild dance music, incredibly built creative stages, and intense colorful light shows – fashion has become a staple of what electronic music stands for.  The unique styles born from the rave scene come from the idea breaking barriers and of self-expression.

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The standout fashion choices at Electronic festivals are colorful, daring, and bold.

Wear a metallic bodysuit with fur leg warmers. Or opt for a rainbow fur jacket what just happens to light up. Neon colors and holographic patterns echo the feeling of a light show in your outfit.

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You could also tone it down with a tie-dye tee, or simple crop top and flower crown. Accessorize with your most worn out sneakers, fishnets, and plenty of glitter; you’ll be ready to rave with the best of ’em.

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Electronic festivals are the time to really let your creativity shine. Show off your makeup artistry with pink eyebrows, intense rainbow eyeshadow, or metallic blue lips. You can even create designs on your face and body using makeup, face paint, and rhinestones. To finish off your look, don a neon pink wig, intricately braid your hair, or twirl it into space buns to really give the Zenon effect.

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Whether you choose to go the crazy costume route, or opt for a simple tye-dye tee – Electronic festivals are the place for you to live out your wildest fashion fantasies.

LOSE YOURSELF AT LOST LAKE

Lost Lake

Who else is already planning their trip to Lost Lake this October?

3 days of over 40 artists on multiple stages + signature culinary experiences, the best local food & art, interactive games. Count us IN. Brought to you by the co-creators of Bonnaroo + Outside Lands, welcome to the new tradition for the people of the Valley.

Get ready for The Killers, Chance The Rapper, Major Lazer, Odesza, The Roots, Run The Jewels, Pixies, Haim and more at Steele Indian School Park this October 20th – 22nd!

View the Official 2017 Lineup below:

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GORILLAZ TO HEADLINE III POINTS 2017

III Points

Plan for there to be nothing but sunshine at this years III Points as Gorillaz play their first EVER Miami show.

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Mana Wynwood will be the ONLY Florida stop that Gorillaz will be making in 2017 and the attendees of III Points will be the lucky ones to experience it all. The virtual British rockers will headline during the weekend of October 13th – 15th, leaving plenty of time to snag those tickets on April 21st @12AM before they’re gone. Never having set a virtual foot into Florida, it is a mystery for what to expect but we can assure you, it will be the most anticipated performance from Gorillaz so far.

We’ve put together our top 3 songs from the Gorillaz to give a sneak peek at what they could have in store for III Points.

Gorillaz: Saturnz Barz

 

Gorillaz: Let Me Out

 

Gorillaz: Feel Good Inc.

FESTIVAL FRIDAYS: SOUNDSET

Festival Fridays

Get grooving this morning with #FestivalFridays highlighting Minnesota’s one & only Soundset!

May 28th will be lit as #Soundset2017 takes over the Minnesota State Fairgrounds on The Midway for it’s 10-Year Anniversary! Travis Scott, Atmosphere, Ms. Lauryn Hill and Gucci Mane are just a few of the artists you’ll hear in this stellar playlist we’ve curated just for YOU. Take a listen, you know you want to.

Take a look at the Soundset 2016 wrap up movie, make sure you have your tix & get PUMPED for what 2017 has in store!